New Executive Director Appointed

first_imgNova Scotia’s Disabled Persons Commission will welcome a new executive director in September. Anne MacRae has devoted her career to increasing awareness of issues facing people with disabilities and working for greater inclusion of those with disabilities in economic and community life. Ms. MacRae, who is previously from Truro, will be returning to Nova Scotia from Quebec to accept this two-year term position. “I am thrilled that Anne MacRae is returning home to join the Disabled Persons Commission,” said Ralph Ferguson, past chair of the commission. “Ms. MacRae’s extensive experience in the disabled persons’ community and her superior leadership abilities will make her a great asset to the commission and to Nova Scotia.” Ms. MacRae has spent 20 years working as a disability specialist across Canada and in a variety of capacities. Most recently, she has held the position of senior advisor with the office of disability issues, Social Development Canada. “Having the opportunity to move home and to continue the Disabled Persons Commission’s important work is very exciting,” said Ms. MacRae. “I am looking forward to working with the commission and the disability community to improve the quality of life for all Nova Scotians with disabilities.”last_img

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